Why Bobby Bonilla gets paid $1.19M today
Each year on July 1, the Mets have to bust out the checkbook to pay someone who hasn't played for them since 1999. Here's why
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Reliever Jim Henderson will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton on Friday. Henderson landed on the disabled list on June 21 with biceps tendinitis.
OTD: Tough-luck no-hitter
On this date in 1990, Andy Hawkins pitched eight no-hit innings for the Yankees, but he ended up losing.
Is Carlos Carrasco the best AL starter?
David Schoenfield writes that it's close, but Carrasco's 14 strikeouts in Toronto show he's worthy of the title. What we learned Thursday
ICYMI: No DH, no problem
Batting in place of a designated hitter in an American League park, pitcher Madison Bumgarner went 1-for-4 and struck out four batters as the Giants beat the Athletics.
Darren Rovell @darrenrovell
Yes, there are of course other players besides Bobby Bonilla getting deferred $. Highest interest rate? Braves paying Bruce Sutter 13%!
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Since divisional play started in 1969, there's never been a season in which every division leader had at least a five-game lead heading into July - until now. The O's, Indians, Rangers, Nats, Cubs, and Giants all have a cushion of five-plus games.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Cuban free agent Yulieski Gurriel worked out for the New York Yankees on Thursday. He had an hour workout at George M. Steinbrenner Field, where he was joined by Yankees prospect Jorge Mateo. Gurriel took batting practice and worked out at second and third base.
ESPN's American League All-Stars
Jose Altuve and Mike Trout are locks, but our experts were all over the board at shortstop. The picks
Eric Karabell analyzes the Fernando Rodney trade, noting he might not be done earning saves. How Rodney trade impacts Ramos, Buchter in fantasy